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Stranraer 0-2 Brechin City

Scottish League One leaders Stranraer were beaten as Craig Wighton netted twice for Brechin City at Stair Park.

The on-loan Dundee player forced a save from David Mitchell early on and opened the scoring just before the break with a right-foot shot.

Colin Hamilton's header for Stranraer went wide in the second half.

Wighton nodded in Robert Barr's floated corner to seal Brechin's win, with the Glebe Park side extending their unbeaten run to 13 games.

Line-ups

Stranraer

  • 1Mitchell
  • 2Pettigrew
  • 4Rumsby
  • 5McKeown
  • 3Russell
  • 7Winter
  • 8GallagherSubstituted forStirlingat 85'minutes
  • 6Bell
  • 11Gibson
  • 9MalcolmSubstituted forStoneyat 78'minutes
  • 10McShaneSubstituted forLongworthat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Longworth
  • 14Aitken
  • 15Stirling
  • 16Stoney
  • 17Robertson
  • 18Tobin

Brechin

  • 1Smith
  • 2McLean
  • 5McLauchlan
  • 4McCormack
  • 3Hamilton
  • 7Trouten
  • 6Fusco
  • 8MolloyBooked at 68mins
  • 11Barr
  • 9Jackson
  • 10WightonSubstituted forThomsonat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Thomson
  • 14Ferguson
  • 15McNeil
  • 16Cameron
  • 17Jackson
  • 21O'Neil
Referee:
Calum Murray
Attendance:
470

Match Stats

Home TeamStranraerAway TeamBrechin
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home7
Away6
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away9
Fouls
Home12
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Stranraer 0, Brechin City 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stranraer 0, Brechin City 2.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Paul McLean.

Foul by Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer).

Robert Thomson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by Robert Thomson (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Stephen Stirling replaces Grant Gallagher.

Substitution

Substitution, Brechin City. Robert Thomson replaces Craig Wighton.

Foul by Frank McKeown (Stranraer).

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Andy Jackson (Brechin City).

Bobby Barr (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by William Gibson (Stranraer).

Daniel Stoney (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gerry McLauchlan (Brechin City).

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Daniel Stoney replaces Craig Malcolm.

Attempt missed. Andy Jackson (Brechin City) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Craig Malcolm (Stranraer) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Stranraer 0, Brechin City 2. Craig Wighton (Brechin City) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Bobby Barr with a cross.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Craig Pettigrew.

Attempt missed. Frank McKeown (Stranraer) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Craig Molloy (Brechin City) is shown the yellow card.

Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Foul by Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer).

Andy Jackson (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Colin Hamilton (Brechin City) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left.

Foul by Barry Russell (Stranraer).

Alan Trouten (Brechin City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Stranraer. Jamie Longworth replaces Jon McShane.

William Gibson (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Gary Fusco (Brechin City).

Grant Gallagher (Stranraer) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Craig Molloy (Brechin City).

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Frank McKeown.

Corner, Stranraer. Conceded by Gerry McLauchlan.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Frank McKeown.

Corner, Brechin City. Conceded by Steven Bell.

Foul by Craig Pettigrew (Stranraer).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Stranraer21116439251439
2Forfar2010643123836
3Morton2111283427735
4Brechin209743526934
5Dunfermline2086630201030
6Peterhead198652426-230
7Airdrieonians216782928125
8Stenhousemuir2162132535-1020
9Ayr2053122336-1318
10Stirling2127122650-2413
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